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06-17-10, 08:32 AM
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Posted By michael van

Trane xl14i heat pump motor question

My 5 year old Trane heat pump model xl14i quit the other night here in the heat of texas:mad:. I went out and saw the fan not turning so I tried pushing it with a stick and it was very tight.
Shut...
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By michael van

had a Mac attack

First let me thank all for the good response about my question. However I am not a computer kind of person and to me is when it works I am happy and when things start going wrong I pull out my hair...
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Views: 858
Posted By michael van

advice on apple vs PC

Ok let me begin with I am sick and tired of my current windows based computers and I am thinking of going Mac.
It seems like everytime I get a pc it starts to act up after a year or so. I keep...
Replies: 4
Views: 954
Posted By michael van

rodent problem

It is possible that a rodent ate thru your wires under the hood. It just happened to me and took out my brand new Tundra when a rodent ate thru the main engine harrness. to the tune of over 5...
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Views: 1,486
Posted By michael van

diaelectric grease

It is called diaelectic grease it is kind of clear/white in color.
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Views: 799
Posted By michael van

lighter fluid

I have a brand new truck and I just removed the dealer stickers off the tail gate. Lighter fluid did the trick. Use the kind for Zippos not the kind you cook with.
I have used lighter fluid on...
09-17-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,112
Posted By michael van

no problem

No problem I will just buy her one of her own. They are pretty low priced at one gun shop I use and you get a free box of ammo to boot.
09-17-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,112
Posted By michael van

Yikes squat to pee?

OH OH I just bought a Ruger LCP 380 have not shot it yet but it looks to be a fine made firearm.
I also have bigger caliper firearms like the Glock 22 but it is just too big to conceal.
I am...
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Views: 2,646
Posted By michael van

I will give all a shot

OK I will give all of them a shot starting with the most easy first.
I would like to know what function does that black hose have that shoots water down the overflow tube?
Thanks for all your...
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Views: 2,646
Posted By michael van

Air under flapper problem

My dog gone toilet flapper will not drop because of air bubbles coming out of the hole it sits on. It seems the air gets stuck under the flapper.
There is quite a bit of water pressure shooting...
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Views: 7,923
Posted By michael van

caution caution

True story when I was young and working on my 1974 malibu classic I used some jack stands on some hot asphalt in my driveway. While I was under there laying on a piece of cardboard I noticed one of...
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Views: 7,193
Posted By michael van

Gps

I second the GPS it not only tells the speed but also the limit on the road you are on.
Much more easy then trying to reinvent the wheel.
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Views: 7,461
Posted By michael van

brake job?

I really doubt you need a brake job Toyota corolla brakes last a very very long time because one the car is light and two it is a toyota.
My 05 Highlander still had 60% left at 60k miles. I took it...
06-13-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By michael van

OK here is my concern

I live in Texas and I am myself a Union man therefore I would like it if I had a Union Plummer. However since the insurance set up the deal I guess I have no choice as to they send out.
Nice guys...
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Views: 651
Posted By michael van

my 2 cents

Brake fluid does suck up moisture and should be replaced every few years. This will extend the service life of all you brake system components.
06-13-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By michael van

General question about plumber trade.

I woke up yesterday morning and going into the bathroom I found my carpet soaked:mad:. Anyway upon further inspection I thought it might be a busted pipe in the foundation because with all the water...
Replies: 3
Views: 6,882
Posted By michael van

Try this

On most Toyotas it is done from the indise of the car not the trunk.
Push in on the sides of the plastic housing and pull back and up.
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Views: 5,493
Posted By michael van

found it

It seems that the the only fuse box that was looked at were the ones under the hood.
When I called him I told him about the one in the cabin by the drivers kick panel and to check it out. It turns...
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Views: 5,493
Posted By michael van

I will check

He is coming over to the house Sat eve I will check and let you know.
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Views: 5,493
Posted By michael van

99 corolla no tail lights or dash lights?

My kid called me today and says his 99 Toyota has no tail lights or dash lights. He has checked the fuse and they are good. he said brake lights and blinkers work good.
I told him to replace both...
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Views: 697
Posted By michael van

try this

Yes lighter fluid works or if you want also WD-40 is a option if the thing is made of paper. Let it soak a bit and the glue will get soft. Then you can use lighter fluid to clean off the WD.
Replies: 11
Views: 6,411
Posted By michael van

my 2 cents

I have a older Honda mower but I just bought a second mower for 299 and it is a Toro model 20065. It has a 22 inch deck big back wheels and front wheel drive. I have only used it one time but I know...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By michael van

true

You need a scan tool on all 96 or newer cars. The day of a jumper with a paperclip are over. This aint your dads 89 chevy anymore.
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By michael van

risk involved

A alloy wheel will crack if bent back into shape. The good news is there are shops that have the equipment to do it for about 50 bucks.
You can try it at your own risk and maybe a crack will...
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Views: 722
Posted By michael van

Refrigerator buying advice

I am shopping for a new side by side Refrigerator I need some advice from you service guys as to the one with the least problems by brand.
What brand is the most reliable? I know all of them...
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